'Beard' in the Bible
Pharoah sent word to summon Joseph quickly from the dungeon, so they shaved his beard, changed his clothes, and then sent him straight to Pharaoh.
"Now when a man or a woman has a skin rash on the head or the man develops a skin rash under his beard,
if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.
"You are not to cut your hair in ritualistic patterns on your head or deface the edges of your beard.
So David changed his behavior before them and acted like he was crazy in their presence. He scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down his beard.
Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,
When I heard this, I tore both my garment and robe, plucked hair from both my head and my beard, and collapsed in shock!
It is like precious oil on the head, descending to the beard even to Aaron's beard and flowing down to the edge of his robes.
He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. His head is completely bald, and every beard is shaved off.
I gave my back to those who beat me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard. I did not turn away my face from insults and spitting.
Egypt, Judah, Edom, the people of Ammon, Moab, all those who live in the desert and shave the corners of their beard; indeed all the other nations that are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel that is uncircumcised of heart."
Indeed every head will be bald and every beard cut short. There will be gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.
"Now as for you, Son of Man, you are to go find a sharp sword and use it like a barber's razor. You are to cut your hair and beard. Then you are to take a weighing scale and divide your shaved hair into three parts.